Order before 12pm for FREE Same Day Delivery Tues-Sat (Melb Metro–18km) 🚛 — 2 Bottle Minimum 🥂 — Use code BOTTLES for 10% off 6 or more 🍾 Order before 12pm for FREE Same Day Delivery Tues-Sat (Melb Metro–18km) 🚛 — 2 Bottle Minimum 🥂 — Use code BOTTLES for 10% off 6 or more 🍾

My cart (0)

2021 Brash Higgins 'ZBO' Zibbibo

$43.00

Region: Ricca Terra Vineyard — Riverland, SA

Variety: Zibibbo

Farming: Organic

Contrary to his nickname, Brad 'Brash' Hickey is deliberate and softly-spoken. He traded the floors of the New York restaurant scene for the vineyards of McLaren Vale for the reason any of us move to the other side of the world: love. Nicole Thorpe's roots extend three generations deep into the soils of the Vale and the estate vineyard, Omensetter, was planted by Nicole in 1997 to Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon. 

They continue to make great examples of these varieties whilst simultaneously exploring the potential of varieties like Nero d'Avola, Zibibbo and Cinsault through the lens of the Vale. The wines share an unmistakable degree of expression that champion both the region and the varieties from which they are made. 

From Brash:

"Cloudy and a diaphanous, pale copper in appearance. The wine is dry yet exudes tantalising herbal, spice and stone fruit aromas. Complex nose of apricot, graphite/pencil shavings, cut ginger, cloves, elderflower, white pepper, Belgian white ale, and wild honey leaps from the glass. On the palate, the wine has a soft entry but with good grip, an earthy sweet chalk/clay element with notes of lemon oil, tangerines, tea and cinnamon apples."